Salem-Keizer graduations rates

Salem-Keizer schools sees slight decline in graduation rate – Salem Reporter: Salem-Keizer Public Schools touted Thursday successes in its 2022 high school graduation rates despite a slight decline compared to the previous school year. The Oregon Department of...

The 2022 Mid-terms

My prediction of Democratic underperformance was utterly wrong. Yes, the Democrats are likely to lose the House and perhaps the Senate, but the margin of GOP success was so limited as to make these results a defacto win. The GOP had hopes of a 30-40 seat pick-up;...

Defunding the police benefits criminals

My contention continues to be that “Defund the Police” was a disastrous movement for the very people they intended to help. Without the support of the community, no one wants to be a police officer. Who wants to do a dangerous job and be reviled for it?...